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Borre is a small town in Horten municipality, Vestfold og Telemark county. Around 1056 (2013) lives there.[1]

History[change | change source]

Borre was a center of power during the Viking age, and is mentioned in Snorre Sturlason's "Heimskringla".[2]

Borre Church

Borre and Horten was originally one town, but was divided in 1857. In 1988 the two towns was joined under the municipality Borre, but was changed to Horten in 2002.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Borre". Wikipedia (in Norwegian Bokmål). 2020-10-24.
  2. Bjønnes, av: Fredrik. "Borre - et maktsenter i Vestfold". Vestfoldmuseene (in Norwegian Bokmål). Retrieved 2020-11-04.
  3. "Borre –". Retrieved 2020-11-04.